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of osama bin laden occurred. someone with my left had a lot to do with that. more on that later. a special welcome to the ba
don't see how a president who ran for his second term boasting about how he got osama bin laden, one bullet to the head and another to the heart has any grounds to quarrel with the concept. but the white house does not seem to be on board with that suggestion. here is jay carney at the press briefing. >> the president weighs his options. does he want to take out asad and would his death be a welcomed outcome at this white house? >> i appreciate the question and i want to make clear that the opgs we're considering are not about regime change. they are about responding to clear violation of an international standard that prohibits the use of chemical weapons. jon: brett stephens jon:s us now. you think jay is wrong. >> yes. and i think what we risk doing is an operation that puts the u.s. airmen, soldiers and sailors potentially in harm's way to accomplish very little. you don't undertake a military strike unless you have a genuine military objective. you don't undertake military strikes just to make a political statement or vindicate the president's threat from last year and earlier t
into a prolonged mi military conflict, and they point out that in 1998, afghanistan failed to kill osama bin laden stirred a hornet's nest, and the bombing in kosovo lasted 198 days. in that environment, what should we do? >> and the stocks momentarily took a dip, and didn't look back, and really a great year despite april, may, involvement in that conflict. and you can look back to many of them that the stock market barely noticed in other events much larger ones such as world war ii or the gulf war, it was a definitive strike of the u.s. that turned the market sentiment around. it is not a big issue for it, market, and it started on domestic concerns and not foreign ones. we have the debt ceiling ahead of us and fed tapering sometimes soon, and those are the issues to be resolved and not the situation in syria. >> all right. the price of oil, and you may be right, and what about the price of oil which is clearly higher and some projections that it could go far higher. >> well, i do agree with jeff, simon, of the lrnlg larger issues, and a confluence of things that are driving the prices down. we
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